Chettinadu cuisine is famous for its delicious and flavorful recipes,which is popular everywhere.Today's recipe for the blogging marathon is Masala seeyam which is a popular deep fried snack eaten along with a spicy chutney.Here follows the yummy recipe....
|Curry leaves||2 sprigs|
|Coriander leaves||as needed|
Soak the rice and dhal together for 3-4 hours and grind it to a fine paste by sprinkling water and keep aside.
Heat a pan with a tsp of oil and crackle the mustard seeds and saute the onion and curry leaves.Finally add in the coconut and coriander leaves,turn off the stove.Add it to the ground batter and mix it well.
Heat a pan with oil and drop a round of batter,fry it to golden color.
Enjoy it warm with the spicy chutney.
- Grinding the rice and urad dhal in a wet grinder gives a nice and smooth batter.
- Grated carrots can also be added along with onions.
- Tastes excellent when it is hot.
Milagai Chutney(spicy chutney)
Here is the recipe for spicy onion and tomato chutney which goes very well with the Masala Seeyam.
|Dried Red chilly||10nos.|
|Curry leaves||1 sprig|
Grind the shallots,tomatoes,tamarind paste and salt together to a coarse paste.Heat a pan with oil and crackle with mustard seeds and curry leaves.Add in the ground paste and bring it to a boil and turn off the stove,no need to cook for a long time.
Milagai chutney is ready
- Using sesame oil gives nice flavor and taste to this chutney.
- Garlic can also be added for extra taste.
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